5 days in Ohio Itinerary

5 days in Ohio Itinerary

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5 days in Ohio Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  4​h
1
Columbus
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Cleveland
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Sandusky
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Newark

2
nights
Columbus

More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Columbus: Columbus Zoo and Aquarium (in Powell), National Museum of the US Air Force (in Dayton) and Rockbridge (Zipline & Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve). The adventure continues: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms and have some family-friendly fun at Columbus Axe Throwing.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Columbus route website .

Newark to Columbus is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. In June, daytime highs in Columbus are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cleveland.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Rockbridge, National Museum of the US Air Force, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Room Escape Games
Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve ©

1
night
Cleveland

Cleveland ©
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
On the 29th (Sat), examine the collection at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, admire the masterpieces at The Cleveland Museum of Art, and then perfect your strike at Bay Lanes Bowling.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Cleveland using our trip planner.

Getting from Columbus to Cleveland by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Columbus in June: highs in Cleveland hover around 77°F, while lows dip to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can take a train to Sandusky.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Bay Lanes Bowling
Highlights from your plan
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Bay Lanes Bowling ©
Bay Lanes Bowling
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art

1
night
Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Castalia Quarry Reserve and then cool off at Cedar Point.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sandusky road trip website .

Traveling by train from Cleveland to Sandusky takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Sandusky, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sandusky

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Castalia Quarry Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point

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